ASSESSMENT OF NUTRITIONAL STATUS

Continuing Education Units: 1 credit of AAPA Category 1 CME

Course Description:

In this module, Darrin Cottle, PA-C, RD, discusses the role of PAs in managing nutritional health, how to incorporate nutritional screening into routine patient care, and how to use appropriate tests to analyze nutritional deficiencies.

Note: This module was developed by AAPA and supported by an Abbott Nutrition educational grant.

Course Objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  • Recognize the current state of nutritional health management by PAs
  • Understand your role as a PA in managing nutritional health as part of a routine primary care patient management strategy
  • Incorporate nutritional screening into routine patient care
  • Use appropriate tests to analyze nutrition deficiencies
  • Discuss basic concepts of nutritional health with your patients

Course Instructor Bio(s)

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Darrin Cottle, PA-C, RD

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